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Government values outdoor recreation at 2% of GDP

Date
15 February 2018
Abstract

Natural resource managers and planners must consider outdoor recreation's longrun response to shifting population density, sociodemographic factors, land uses, and climate change. Projected rises in greenhouse gases imply changing minimum/maximum temperatures, potential evapotranspiration, and...

Author(s)
Askew, A. E.; Bowker, J. M.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Annually, 23 million recreationists participate in downhill skiing on over 180,000 acres of skiable land in the U.S. National Forest system, making it the second most popular outdoor activity in the system. While the emerging literature on climate science reveals changing climatic conditions in ski ...

Author(s)
Chapagain, B. P.; Poudyal, N. C.; Bowker, J. M.; Askew, A. E.; English, D. B. K.; Hodges, D. G.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The production of high-quality outdoor recreation opportunities is dependent upon relatively stable and predictable climatic and environmental conditions. As concentrations of greenhouse gasses continue to rise, regional and local climatic conditions are becoming increasingly variable. In turn,...

Author(s)
Smith, J. W.; Brownlee, M. T. J.; Seekamp, E.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp article 1-article 8
Abstract

Changes in temperature and precipitation can affect tourist experiences. This study examines how summer park visitation has changed in response to temperature and precipitation extremes. The study goals were two-fold. The first is to introduce a framework and the second is to test it in a pilot...

Author(s)
Jedd, T. M.; Hayes, M. J.; Carrillo, C. M.; Haigh, T.; Chizinski, C. J.; Swigart, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 224-249
Abstract

Natural resources along the Outer Coast of Washington provide a variety of economic, social, and cultural benefits to the state's residents, including tourism and recreation. Knowledge of the intensity and spatial distribution of recreation use can help inform marine spatial planning (MSP) and...

Author(s)
Leeworthy, V. R.; Schwarzmann, D.; Goedeke, T. L.; Gonyo, S. B.; Bauer, L. J.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 1, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers. As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
Abstract

Travel and tourism has great association with other industries in the national economy making major indirect earns and also enhances foreign investment, opportunities of trade, investments in private, local development, and public infrastructure. Pakistan has rich potential of tourism due to its...

Author(s)
Arshad, M. I.; Iqbal, M. A.; Muhammad Shahbaz
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 2, pp 121-132
News Article

Outdoor recreation claimed to sustain 7.6 million American jobs

Date
3 May 2017
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Record visitation during 2016

Date
24 April 2017

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